It’s estimated that only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in American public education by teaching kids computer programming basics. The push comes amid projections that there will be far more tech sector jobs than computer science graduates to fill them.
Flickr:Akhilsunnithan By Eleanor Yang Su, California Watch Teachers who once shunned the idea of students citing Wikipedia on class assignments now are embracing the Web site as a teaching tool. Dozens of teachers at high schools and universities – including several in California – are assigning their students to write and edit entries for the […]